Our Partners

The Owete study is comprised of key partners working collaboratively with the Kenya Ministry of Health (MOH) to carry out this novel study in Siaya County, Kenya. This study works within the Kenya MOH and National AIDS & STI Control Program (NASCOP) guideliines for HIV prevention and treatment.


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Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is the national body responsible for carrying out research in Kenya, is a regional leader in health research with a mission to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building, innovation and service delivery. 




Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) strives to improve community health and development gains by promoting local research and implementation evidence-based public health and development programs that respect and leverage community resources.


University of Pennsylvania (Penn) has a proud tradition of translating knowledge into social-minded action. Penn offers students an unparalleled education informed by inclusivity, intellectual rigor, research, and the impetus to create new knowledge to the benefit of individuals and communities around the world.



Siaya County Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health seeks to build a progressive, responsive and sustainable health care system for accelerated attainment of the highest standard of health to all Kenyans.



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National AIDS and STI’s Control Programme (NASCOP) spearheads the Ministry of Health’s interventions on the fight against HIV/AIDS. NASCOP's key mandate is to lead the national response to HIV, AIDS and STIs including policy and guideline formulation.